Arkansas baseball loses key pitcher to season-ending injury
Arkansas baseball will be without arguably its top reliever for the rest of the 2023 season.
Dylan Carter, who has a 3.25 ERA so far this year, announced Wednesday that he has a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. He’s expected to undergo surgery and will miss the rest of this season.
Here’s his announcement:
I will be back even stronger! Go Hogs! pic.twitter.com/DJsjlUlQdQ
— Dylan Carter (@dylancarter_24) May 3, 2023
Carter has the 2nd best ERA on the team and has been a dependable piece in Arkansas’ bullpen this year. He’s pitched 37 innings across 16 appearances so far this season. Carter also has a perfect 6-0 record out of the pen.
Carter has been credited with 2 saves, which is tied for 2nd on the team. He’s also 3rd amongst all Arkansas pitchers with 16 appearances in 2023.
As a team, Arkansas is 33-12 overall and 14-7 in SEC play. The Razorbacks are currently in 2nd place in the SEC West standings.
Arkansas will go on the road to face Mississippi State in a 3-game series this weekend. The SEC Tournament is slated to begin on May 23.